Richard Birgel, Founder
Richard Birgel founded Real Estate Executive Search in 2001 with the goal of providing the best recruiting experience for companies and candidates in the commercial real estate industry. He has focused his company on the hiring needs of real estate owners, developers and property management firms throughout the United States.
Since he started Real Estate Executive Search, Richard has worked with many prominent real estate companies including Greystar, Western National Group, The Management Group, Luxe Residential, TGM Communities, The Altman Companies, and HH Hunt. These clients have relied on Richard’s expertise to build their teams and ensure the highest quality of candidates through his extensive network.
Richard started his career at Liberty Executive Search, a prominent recruiting firm focused on multi-family and commercial real estate companies. He received his undergraduate degree from Davidson College and earned his MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Jayne Sassetti, Executive Assistant
Jayne Sassetti joined Real Estate Executive Search in 2018 with a strong background in real estate. She has worked with a number of brokerage and asset management firms working with all types of commercial real estate including retail leasing and multifamily property management. She began her career in the hospitality, which inspired a passion for quality client service and attention to detail.
Jayne is originally from Chicago, IL and is enjoying her new home in sunny Florida with her husband and their beloved dog.
Words From Our Clients
I met Jayne on LinkedIn a couple of months ago and although I was content in my position, I was looking for something more. Through our conversations, Jayne was able to find a great match for my specific skill set and tastes. Not only that, she gave me interview tips and inside information that helped me get hired for the job!
Thank you for your hard work and attention to meeting my needs both as a "recruited" individual and as one needing to fill critical positions. You have always reacted quickly to my needs and including bringing qualified candidates into the company. I would not hesitate to refer your services to a colleague.
Richard has been a wonderful partner for sourcing and placing talent at Steven D. Bell & Company. He is sensitive to your needs and is respectful of your time by providing you only those candidates that best fit what you're looking for in a particular position.
I have worked with Richard for over three years filling both on-site and corporate positions. I always find him and the staff at Real Estate Executive Search, Inc. to be very professional and customer service-minded at all times. He always takes tremendous pride in providing the most qualified candidates for us to consider. I am always asked to recruit as efficiently as I can and Richard helps me achieve that goal.
Real Estate Executive Search has been a critical partner throughout our entire placement process. Talent is our first priority and the caliber of candidates we have placed throughout our working relationship with Richard Birgel and Real Estate Executive Search has been superb. The entire process is one where the agency goes well above and beyond the scope of competitor placement firms. They are a pleasure to work with. Very professional and truly know the Property Management Industry inside and out. Our company will continue to partner with Real Estate Executive Search.
Richard and his team at Real Estate Executive Search have placed many quality associates for a wide variety of positions at our communities from Regional Property Managers to Maintenance Technicians. They have a large network of contacts to cover my entire Southeast region. I would enthusiastically recommend Real Estate Executive Search to assist with any hiring need you encounter.
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